Dr. Cynthia DiCarlo to Present Research in Paris

09/15/17

Dr. Cynthia DiCarlo, professor of early childhood education and executive director of the Early Childhood Education Laboratory Preschool, will take her most recent study to Paris for the Ninth International Conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI).

The study, "Using Least-to-Most Assistive Prompt Hierarchy to Increase Child Compliance with Teacher Directive in Preschool Classrooms," describes two experiments conducted to
determine if classroom teachers could learn to use the Least-to-Most prompt hierarchy and if child compliance would increase in response to teacher behavior.

Dr. DiCarlo's research focuses on interventions to improve outcomes for young children and clarification and innovations in recommended practices in early childhood. Dr. DiCarlo has incorporated her passion for research into the courses she teaches and her work in mentoring both undergraduate and graduate students. She currently serves on the editorial board for the Journal of Teacher Action Research, the publications committee for the Association for Childhood Education International, and serves as the Vice President for Membership for the National Association for Early Childhood Teacher Educators.

The mission of ABAI is to contribute to the well-being of society by developing, enhancing, and supporting the growth and vitality of the science of behavior analysis through research, education, and practice. The Ninth International Conference will take place November 14-15 at the Paris Marriott Rive Gauche Hotel & Conference Center in Paris, France. 

 

CLICK HERE TO READ DR. DICARLO'S FULL STUDY

Click here to see Dr. DiCarlo's poster presentation

 

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